London is chock-full of incredible New Year's Eve parties, from quirky fancy dress events to heads-down raving. Our definitive list of events rounds up the many nights taking place, making it easy to track down your perfect NYE bash, whatever you're looking for. And remember that once you've made it through New Year's Eve into 2017 and maybe caught a few fireworks on the way, you can do it all over again on New Year's Day.
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Organised by Vintage Festival curators Wayne and Gerardine Hemingway, the Southbank Centre's New Year's Eve Party should offer a stylishly retro way to see in 2016. Pop-up venues inside the Royal Festival Hall include The Torch Club for full '30s and '40s entertainment and sounds, the Soul Casino with music ranging from deep funk to Northern soul, 1960s-themed bar The Pick Up Joint, The Style Studio for 1970s and '80s disco tunes, a Tiki bar, live rock-and-roll, and 1980s and '90s pop in Bar Bonkers. Just before midnight the party moves to the terrace to watch the fireworks over the Thames. The dress code: pick a decade and dress glamorously. Three-course meal and buffet options are available for those who want to splash out. RECOMMENDED: Find more New Year's Eve parties and read our guide to celebrating New Year in LondonRead more
Incognito Dance, a Latin dance company that hosts workshops, courses and club nights, are putting a party on for New Year's Eve, which doubles up as a celebration for their fifteenth birthday. Dance the night away to salsa, bachata and kizomba, plus save some pennies with the inviting BYOB policy.Read more
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